Also view picture of trafo transport by rail below.
In order to organise such complicated moves it takes time (4 -5 weeks pre-advice) to reserve special railcars in advance. It is also critical to get exact drawings with shipping dims, central point of gravity, lashing point. Uncertainty of some mm (!) in knowing width / height of cargo may result in many thousands of dollars in extra costs.
Numerous special equipments exist, and available when asked for well in advance. These schemes for HL/ODS transportation shall be approved by the Rail Authorities at place of loading (sometimes in Moscow) depending on details.
TRANSFORMER of 280 tons shipped by boat till ODESSA then transfer ex vessel onto RAILCAR with final delivery in POLAND (Stalowova) in close cooperation with our Polish HEAVY LIFT PARTNER.